Scottish Power is one of the largest energy suppliers in the UK. As one of the ‘Big Six’ energy suppliers, Scottish Power has more than 5 million customers. A part of the Iberdrola Group, Scottish Power is a world leader in using wind energy.
This guide will introduce you to Scottish Power so that if you choose to switch with British Business Energy, you know who you are choosing.
A Guide To Scottish Power
Scottish Power uses 100% renewable energy. As a part of the Iberdrola group, who specialise in using renewable energy, Scottish Power is a market leader in renewable energy.
Scottish Power has been appointed by the regulator Ofgem to take on the customers of several former competitors. These include Tonik Energy, Extra Energy and Yorkshire Energy.
On the review site Trustpilot, Scottish Power have an average score of 3.5 out of 5. This is taken from more than 25,000 reviews. 61% of all reviews were either excellent (5 stars) or good (4 stars). However, 24% of all Scottish Power reviews were bad (1 star).
Scottish Power energy prices and tariffs
As a company that specialises in green / wind energy, Scottish Power has a range of eco-friendly tariffs available. This includes both fixed-rate tariffs (where the price may be higher but does not change for the contracted time, as well as variable rates (which can go up and down based on market forces).
For an average-sized household, Scottish power rates might come in between £1053 and £1209 a year. There are a wide variety of rates available, some focusing on green energy and energy matching, others that donate money to charity as part of the rate.
Switching to Scottish Power with British Business Energy is easy. All you need to do is get a quote through us and let us handle the harder parts. We will contact your current supplier, and let you know what you have to do to set up a switch. This might include giving a final meter reading.
Scottish Power supports a range of meters. This includes Smart Meters, Smart Pay as you Go Meters, Traditional Meters and Multi-Rate / Site Meters.
Scottish Power was formed in 1990, as part of the privatisation of previously national Scottish energy. In 2006, the Spanish energy firm Iberdrola bought Scottish Power. Iberdrola is one of the world’s largest energy suppliers and the world leader in Wind Power.
Scottish Power are not just active in Scotland. They are also active in Merseyside, Cheshire, North Wales and Shropshire. As a result, there are two main contact numbers. For customers in Scotland, the number is 0800 092 9290. For the English and Welsh regions, the number is 0800 001 5400.
You can write to Scottish Power at 320 St Vincent Street, Glasgow, G2 5AD.
When you switch with British Business Energy, we do all the contact for you. That means you don’t need to get in touch with energy companies, we handle it all. There’s no stress about who to contact or how – we do the work for you.
All of Scottish Power’s energy is generated from renewable resources. In particular, this is from wind energy. While there are other energy suppliers to offer 100% renewable energy, Scottish Power formerly owned gas and coal-based energy production. It has either closed or sold these sites off. Scottish Power says that it is committed to reducing its carbon footprint as much as it can.
Scottish Power was ranked best large supplier in the Best Value for Money, Best Account Management and Best Green Services categories in the 2019 u-switch awards.
To cancel a policy with Scottish Power, you need to get in touch with them. This can either be done over the phone, on 0800 400 200 between 9 am and 5 pm weekdays, or by completing a form and sending it to them.
There may be fees associated with cancelling your account, as well as your final meter reading and bill.